- Associated Press - Thursday, July 3, 2014

Here’s a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports.

This week’s collection includes kissing Brazil fans at a World Cup match in Belo Horizonte, a Mexico fan weeping in Rio after the country’s World Cup defeat, and a Seattle Mariners player dodging a pitch during a game against the Cleveland Indians.

This gallery contains photos published June 27-July 1.

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This gallery was curated by photo editor Alyssa Goodman in New York.